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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 5   A DAG representing a common cause structure More
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Thomas Sattig It seems to be a platitude of common sense that distinct ordinary objects cannot coincide, that they cannot fit into the same place or be composed of the same parts at the same time. The paradoxes of coincidence are instances of a breakdown of this platitude in light...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 173–238.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., but rather rejects common assumptions, encoded in the notation of the λ -calculus, about what properties and relations can be built. I argue that the structuralist had independent reasons to reject these underlying assumptions. The theory is given both a diagrammatic representation and a logical...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of count noun. This data set, they say, reveals that names’ interaction with the determiner system differs from that of common count nouns only with respect to the definite article ‘the’. They conclude that this special distribution of names is best explained by the-predicativism, the view that posits...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... committed to antihaecceitism. The goal of this paper is to point out some problems for antihaecceitism (and therefore for the thesis that all fundamental facts are qualitative). The article focuses on two common assumptions about possible worlds: (i) Sets of possible worlds are the bearers of objective...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
... against this claim: curvilinear perspective is one common style of depiction in which successful pictorial representation depends as much on a picture’s systematic differences with the scene depicted as on the similarities; it cannot be analyzed in terms of similarity alone. The same problem arises...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Jeffrey C. King Complex demonstratives (in the singular) are noun phrases that result from combining the determiners `this' or `that' with syntactically simple or complex common noun phrases such as `woman' or `woman who is taking her skis off'. Thus, `this woman', and `that woman who is taking her...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 245–273.
Published: 01 April 2008
... at the margins but broadly inept. Examples highlighted in this essay include: emotional experience (for example, is it entirely bodily; does joy have a common, distinctive phenomenological core?), peripheral vision (how broad and stable is the region of visual clarity?), and the phenomenology of thought (does...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
... will conditionalize on veridical evidence. In response to the second question, the essay argues that contrary to a common misconception, not all Dutch books dramatize incoherence—some dramatize a less blameworthy sort of epistemic frailty that the essay calls “self-doubt.” The distinction between Dutch books...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of the position postulate conditions on objective empirical representation that are more intellectual than are warranted. Such views leave it doubtful that animals and human infants perceptually represent elements in the physical environment. By appeal to common sense and to empirical perceptual psychology...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 545–581.
Published: 01 October 2000
... of these constraints is to ensure that the decisions in question-that is, the general will-always promote the common interests of the community. *Jean-Jacques Rousseau, On the Social Contract, trans. Donald A. Cress (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1987). References to this work will be given in the text by book...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 520–525.
Published: 01 July 2023
... treatment that each of us merits as a moral equal and a joint member of our social cooperative venture” (39). Shiffrin argues that law—quotidian or constitutional, common or statutory—is the central means of discharging this communicative duty. The second half of the volume features two lectures...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 April 2021
... than its roots. This volume is a case in point. This volume dispels another common misconception—that SAT is orthogonal to debates in technical semantics and philosophy of language. The relevance of SAT to formal semantics and philosophy of language is now being made widely observable. The volume...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 314–318.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 261. By his own account, Pappas "focuses on three core elements" of Berkeley's thought: abstraction, immediate perception, and common sense (ix). The reader will also find interesting commentary on numerous other aspects of Ber- keley's thought, including detailed treatments...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 583–587.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of oligarchic and democratic conceptions of justice think they have it right too (noted on p. 83). Chapter 4 explores familiar debates about how to understand ‘the common advantage’, and whether we should take this individualistically or holistically (86). Duke contends that this is a false dichotomy...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 425–428.
Published: 01 July 2000
... making the community more unified. Familial affection may be watery in Kallipolis, but we should not necessarily infer that the bonds of community are weaker. 3. Community of Property. Aristotle thinks that common property also has many adverse effects. The major difficulties (with a few...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 April 2015
... a category mistake is a matter of context. If it is common knowledge that the speaker is thinking of Julius Caesar, ‘The thing I am thinking of is a prime’ is a category mistake; if it is common knowledge that he or she is thinking of the number two, it isn't. Since being grammatical or meaningful...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Alaska are usually scary. In these sentences, names occur as a complement to a quantificational or a numeric determiner or as a bare plural. In each case, we have a name occurring in a position that is typically occupied by common count nouns like ‘hunter’ and ‘bear’. Just as we can count how many...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 399–403.
Published: 01 July 2022
... by describing some of the judgments, distinctions, and metaethical commitments on which common morality rests; by recounting a popular skeptical challenge to common morality based on its allegedly defective psychological processes; by clarifying the evidentiary conception of rationality he seeks to defend...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 83–134.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., called the common ground of the conversation—that is, the information taken for granted by the participants. 19 A discourse, on this view, is directed toward the goal of inquiry—namely, to discover how things are, or what the actual world is like, by incrementally collecting true information...
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